This template emulates the Magic Word, {{CURRENTTIME}}, as implemented in MediaWiki.

  • If you are not a registered user or are not logged in, Time is given as UTC.
  • If you are logged in the timezone value in your profile is used to adjust the date/time to your local timezone.

usage: {{CURRENTTIME|hour|stamp||stamp2}}

Outputs the number of the current time (hh:mm).


(optional) outputs the hour (hh).
(optional) outputs the full timestamp (CCYYMMDDhhmmss)
(optional) outputs the full timestamp in pretty format (Dow Mmm DD, CCYY hh:mm:ss xM)


  • The time is: 06:47
  • The hour is: 06
  • The timestamp is: 202008120647
    • or Wed Aug 12, 2020, 6:47:42 PM if you prefer

See also: Magic Words

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This page last modified 2010-12-02 09:35:10.